Intro to Photoshop

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April 29, 2022 by mrgoldsack

Adobe Photoshop is a versatile tool that allows you to edit, manipulate, and construct multiple styles of images and designs.

For beginners, Photoshop can seem like a very intimidating application due to the number of tools and the overall layout of the screen.
However, once you understand some of the basics tools, Photoshop can be less intimidating.
In fact, the majority of professional designers regularly use 10% – 20% of these tools in their work.

The Basics

Over the next couple of classes we will looking at, and working through, a handful of the most commonly used tools for photo editing.

Resize/Crop/Rotate – QuickGuide1
You can find the demo items and assets here: CRRR
Due May 4

Spot Healer ToolWalkthrough Guide
You can find the demo items and assignment assets here: SpotHealer
Due May 5

FiltersHow to Use Filters and Effects in Adobe Photoshop CS5
You can find the full task brief here: 3FiltersPractice
Due May 6

Triptych – 4SimpleTriptych
You can find some images for the practice demo here: TriptychDemo
Due May 9


The following document contains resources and guides to a number of commonly used settings and adjustments for photo editing/post-production.

Specific Tutorials:

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